Jennie Lin

Attorney

Jennie Lin is a Legal Editor in estate planning at Nolo. She writes for Nolo.com and other sites in the Nolo Network and edits a variety of Nolo books. 

Legal career. Previously, Jennie was an attorney at Latham & Watkins LLP in New York, where she worked in several practice areas before settling into international arbitration. She has also interned at a state attorney general's office, the Housing Law Clinic at the Legal Services Center in Jamaica Plain, MA, and the Immigration and Refugee Clinic at Greater Boston Legal Services

Education. Jennie holds a BA from Harvard University and a J.D. from Harvard Law School, and is admitted to the New York State Bar.

Writing career. Jennie has also worked as a writer/editor for the last decade. She has written for companies and publications including Yahoo!, Kimpton Hotels, The New York Times, and NewYorker.com. She is thrilled to be working at Nolo in a rare position that allows her to utilize her expertise in both law and writing on a daily basis. She finds it especially rewarding to work in estate planning—an area of law that is applicable to pretty much everyone—and to help make the legal system just a touch more approachable.


Articles By Jennie Lin

Probate Shortcuts in Alaska
Alaska offers some probate shortcuts for "small estates." These procedures make it easier for survivors to transfer property left by a person who has died.
Probate Shortcuts in Alabama
Alabama offers a probate shortcut for "small estates." This makes it easier for survivors to transfer property left by a person who has died.
Probate Shortcuts in Vermont
Vermont offers a probate shortcut for "small" estates. This makes it easier for survivors to transfer property left by a person who has died.
Probate Shortcuts in South Dakota
South Dakota offers some probate shortcuts for "small estates." These procedures make it easier for survivors to transfer property left by a person who has died.
Probate Shortcuts in New York
New York offers a probate shortcut for "small estates." This makes it easier for survivors to transfer property left by a person who has died.
Probate Shortcuts in Nebraska
Nebraska offers some probate shortcuts for "small estates." These procedures make it easier for survivors to transfer property left by a person who has died.
Probate Shortcuts in Colorado
Colorado offers some probate shortcuts for "small estates." These procedures make it easier for survivors to transfer property left by a person who has died.
Probate Shortcuts in Maine
Maine offers some probate shortcuts for "small estates." These procedures make it easier for survivors to transfer property left by a person who has died.
About Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) Forms
A POLST form helps you get the end-of-life treatment you want. Find out more about POLST, POST, MOLST, and MOST forms in your state.
How the SECURE Act Affects Your Retirement and Estate Plans
Stay up to date on the new rules that impact your IRA and 401(k) contributions, withdrawals, and inheritances.